Of course the first place when it comes to using the principles of Feng shui is often the bedroom flowed by the living room. But this ancient Oriental approach to life also works very well in the dining room.
Nature is a big part of all things Mediterranean and it brings serenity to a dining room full of pattern and color. Décor made from natural materials and calming finishes in earthen tones can be coupled with bright pops of yellow and red for a dining space that is both tranquil and tantalizing.
Having already shared with our readers inspirations that showcase the use of gold in different rooms of the house today we turn our attention to dining rooms that tap into the beauty of the eternally popular metallic yellow glint.
Yes Thanksgiving in particular and fall in general is all about orange orange and more orange. But then how would your Thanksgiving table be special if you just went with the mundane flow?
You can let other elements like the candle holders and centerpiece bring in the seasonal flavor while the white serve provides a riveting blank canvas. The from CB2 also falls into this curated category while the striking Pumpkin serving bowls from are definitely all about Thanksgiving and fall at its vibrant best.
But being clear about this one common feature makes it a whole lot easier while thinking about what needs to go up on the gallery wall. Consider the style of the dining room and the existing colors in the space before you make these choices.
In a square or rectangle dining room the flow of chi is best when you use a dining table with curves. The next best option is the round dining table and staying away from a dining table with sharp edges must be your last resort.
In the dedicated formal dining room a ceiling gold looks like a magical masterpiece that elevates it to a whole new level. In the open plan living it can create a visual boundary between the dining area and the living room while adding to its style quotient.